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IPI Freedom Dialogues Turkey : Responsibility of the media in climate crisis

Also available on: The 21st episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! In the 21st episode of the IPI Freedom Dialogues podcast, journalist Cansu Çamlıbel and her guest Ömer Madra, a climate activist and one of the founders of Açık Radio (Open Radio), discussed the overall responsibility of the media […]

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IPI Webinar (Nov 11, 2021): The Digital Media Conundrum: Can Journalism Save Democracy in the Age of Disinformation?

On the eve of a new disinformation bill to be introduced in Turkish Parliament, International Press Institute (IPI) Turkey National Committee, in partnership with the  Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul (CGC), will organize an online panel to shed light on fake news, digital echo chambers, and the impact of disinformation laws on fundamental rights and freedoms. Our distinguished panelists will share […]

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Turkey: Global appeal marks 2000 days in prison for journalist Nedim Türfent

54 organizations urge once again the Turkish authorities to immediately and unconditionally release news editor, reporter and poet Nedim Türfent, and to overturn his conviction. Today marks 2000 days since he was arrested and subsequently sentenced to eight years and nine months in prison on trumped-up terrorism charges following an unfair trial, during which scores […]

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IPI Trial Monitoring Blog: Kurdish journalist acquitted of “membership of a terrorist organization”

On October 12, 2021, International Press Institute (IPI) representative attended and monitored the trial of Kurdish journalist Ruşen Takva at the Van 5thHigh Criminal Court as part of IPI’s Turkey trial monitoring programme. Joined by a representative of the British Embassy in Ankara, the IPI delegation travelled to the eastern border city of Van to […]

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